Sen. Brownback supports partial-birth abortion advocate, Governor Sebelius — pro-Lifers stunned

Bioethics, Woman's Health
According to LifeSiteNews.com, “Kansas' U.S. Senator Sam Brownback, who has long identified with the pro-life movement, has shocked pro-life leaders by supporting the nomination of extreme pro-abortion Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services.” Brownback issued a joint statement with fellow senator from Kansas, Pat Roberts, congratulating the Governor. More Information: (more…)
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Study suggests heartburn drugs may reduce Plavix effectiveness

Heart Health, Men's Health, Woman's Health
A CBS Evening News story had patients calling my office today. Katie Couric reported, "A warning tonight for heart patients who combine Plavix [clopidogrel bisulfate] with heartburn drugs. Plavix is commonly prescribed to help keep arteries open, but it can also cause ulcers and internal bleeding. To prevent these complications, doctors use a drug like Prilosec (omeprazole). But according to a new study, taking the drugs together raises the risk of heart attack or death by 25 percent." The study appears in the March 4 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. More Information: (more…)
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